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Evermont Moye says...

On 09/27/10
at 01:38 PM

I’ve traveled all over the world, but nothing can compare to a good bowl of brown beans, a big hunk of cornbread smothered in butter, a piece of onion and an ice cold glass of buttermilk. Whew! Take me home, country roads.

Jack Albert says...

On 04/11/15
at 04:03 PM

Pinto beans and homemade cornbread were very much a major part of my family’s diet during the 1930’s. Pinto beans, cornbread and fried potatoes never became too boring. Unfortunately, I don’t get to enjoy this kind of meal very often, simply because the art of making good cornbread seems to have been lost.

Margie Campbell says...

On 03/11/16
at 05:43 PM

In our area (Tyler County) we had soup beans, either navy or great northern types. I don’t know the reason except maybe they were more easily attainable. I still cook them occasionally. The latest was for two visitors, one from China and one from The Netherlands. I have even converted my city boy husband (from Wheeling) to enjoying a bowl or two once in a while. My great aunt Blanche referred to the different types as 22s or 44s. I believe this had something to do with comparing the after effects of the beans with the sound of shotguns being fired.


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